If, as ramachandra guha remarked, gandhi was the mother of all debates on the future of india, surely his debates with tagore rank as the greatest and most profoundly enriching tagore and gandhi - born in the 1860s in two regions separated by the bulk of the country - were men who came to represent. Gandhi and tagore: where the twain met the differences in opinion and attitude between tagore and gandhi are familiar to the students of modern indian history.
Tagore and gandhi had great admiration for each other but at the same time they had many disagreements on a variety of subjects, including nationalism, patriotism, the role of rationality and of science, and the nature of economic and social devel. Mahatma gandhi and rabindranath tagore were two giant thinkers of modern india with vastly different ideas of nationalism. Between 1915 and 1941, mahatma gandhi (october 2, 1869–january 30, 1948) exchanged a series of letters with indian poet, philosopher, and celebrated creative spirit rabindranth tagore (may 7, 1861–august 7, 1941), debating such subjects as truth, freedom, democracy, courage, education, and the. Gandhi and tagore since rabindranath tagore and mohandas gandhi were two leading indian thinkers in the twentieth century, many commentators have tried to compare their ideas on learning of rabindranath’s death, jawaharlal nehru, then incarcerated in a british jail in india, wrote in his prison diary for august 7, 1941:.
The mahatma and the poet letters and debates between gandhi and tagore 1915-1941 compiled and edited with an introduction by sabyasachi bhattcharya first edition, 1997 published by the director, national book trust, india nehru bhavan, 5 institutional area, phase-ii. The mahatma and the poet wwwmkgandhiorg page 1 contents preface abbreviations introduction part 1:1915-1922 notes on documents 1 tagore on the phoenix school boys (tagore to gandhi, undated, january 1915. Tagore and gandhi’s attitudes toward personal life were also quite different gandhi was keen on the virtues of celibacy, theorized about it, and, after some years of conjugal life, made a private commitment – publicly announced – to refrain from sleeping with his wife rabindranath’s own attitude on this subject was very different, but.
When gandhi & tagore met for the first time one 20th century’s most influential thinkers, and one of history’s most dynamic personalities. The correspondence, collected in the mahatma and the poet: letters and debates between gandhi and tagore 1915-1941 (public library) also: because brain pickings is in its twelfth year and because i write primarily about ideas of a timeless character, i have decided to plunge into my vast archive every wednesday and choose from the thousands. From this date till 1941 (when tagore passed away), gandhi and tagore maintained a regular correspondence through meetings, letters, and telegrams they debated topics like truth, freedom, democracy, courage, education, and the future of humanity. Mahatma gandhi and rabindranath tagore outlining its features and methods, comparing the similarities and differences between them keywords: educational theories, mahatma gandhi, rabindranath tagore, educational development.
Tagore and gandhi had great admiration for each other but at the same time they had many disagreements on a variety of subjects, including nationalism, patriotism, the role of rationality and of science, and the nature of economic and social development. New delhi, may 5, 2011 (washington bangla radio / pib-india) rabindranath tagore and mohandas karamchand gandhi, two great indians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century had between them a kinship and appreciation of deepest character they both were for indianism, humanism and. And theories would be humble and easy one of the most theory of tagore mahatma gandhi is the prominent personality who gained independence for indian nation and contributed much for wellbeing of the millions dwelt it so that, mahatma gandhi’s educational.
Excerpt from tapan raychaudhuri, perceptions, emotions, sensibilities: essays on india’s colonial and post-colonial experiencesnew delhi: oxford university press, 1999 gandhi and tagore: where the twain met the differences in opinion and attitude between tagore and gandhi are familiar to the students of modern indian history. New delhi, may 5, 2011 (washington bangla radio / pib-india) rabindranath tagore and mohandas karamchand gandhi, two great indians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century had between them a kinship and appreciation of deepest character. Speaking of the friendship between gandhi and tagore, he quoted a line from gandhi: “i hope i am as great a believer in free air.
Even i didn’t know about gandhi and tagore’s relationship, and i was blown away by the play,” said poonam natrajan, founder of vidya sagar the play is but one in a series of fundraisers. Mahatma gandhi and writer rabindranath tagore, both hindus, had contact with bahá'ís on several occasions   in his book mahatma gandhi and the bahá'ís , mv gandhimohan analyzes similarities and differences between gandhi's thought and the bahá'í teachings [14.
Rabindranath tagore's conversations with mahatma gandhi on nationalism is a debate we all need to read rabindranath tagore and mahatma gandhi were two giant thinkers of modern india with vastly different ideas of nationalism. In this article on gandhi, 'rabindranath tagore and mohandas karamchand gandhi', by nikhil bhattacharya talks about the relation of rabindranath tagore and mahatma gandhi this section contains articles written by very well-known personalities and eminent authors about their views on gandhi, gandhi's works, gandhian philosophy and it's relevance today.